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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutritionists (Overview)

Nutritionists are healthcare professionals that provide advice on diets.


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Where Can I Find A Nutritionist?

Where Can I Find A Nutritionist?

ADA website. : You can find an appropriately licensed and qualified nutritionist (registered dietitian) on the website for the American Dietetic Association. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
112 doctors shared insights

Nutritionists (Overview)

Nutritionists are healthcare professionals that provide advice on diets.


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What is the path to becoming a nutritionist?

What is the path to becoming a nutritionist?

Nutritionist: Check out what your state requires: a license versus certification. These may require a bachelor’s degree with a specific major, practice under supervision and you may need to pass an examination. ...Read more

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My BP was 140/130, should I see a nutritionist?

My BP was 140/130, should I see a nutritionist?

See doctor first: Your blood pressure is too high and needs to be controlled. Your family doctor should be the starting point. A nutritionist might be consulted if your diet or weight contributes to the problem but first get the BP normalized. ...Read more

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What's the difference among dietiticians/nutritionists?

What's the difference among dietiticians/nutritionists?

A lot: Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts who follow specific educational and professional requirements from an accredited program, including a bachelor’s degree, completion of a commission on accreditation for dietetics education (cade) program, which includes classes in biochemistry, anatomy, and physiology plus a dietetic internship for a minimum of 900 hours. All dietitians are nutr. ...Read more

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When should someone see a nutritionist instead of just trying to eat better on their own?

Nutritionist Help: I admire for good eating and your desire for good health. Feel good if you have balanced Diet with protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and anti oxidants. Commend youself if you have good health and energy. See a Nutritionist if you are underweight or overweight You have Diabetes, Heart disease or high Cholesterol You do not know which food has how many caories, daily caloric intake. ...Read more

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I want to start a healthy lifestyle and eating. Is it worth to go to a nutritionist? What will be done by him/ her to help me?

Yes: Nutritionists and dietitians are very helpful with starting a healthy lifestyle. They can be specific for your likes, dislikes and situation. ...Read more

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Are there safety issues for a nutritionist?

Are there safety issues for a nutritionist?

No: A trained nutritionist can be invaluable in helping one reach their nutrition goals. I have never had a safety issue with a nutritionist. Remember to let them know if you are allergic to any foods. ...Read more

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What distinguishes a dietician from a nutritionist?

A lot: Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts who follow specific educational and professional requirements from an accredited program, including a bachelor’s degree, completion of a commission on accreditation for dietetics education (cade) program, which includes classes in biochemistry, anatomy, and physiology plus a dietetic internship for a minimum of 900 hours. All dietitians are nutr. ...Read more

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Can i see a nutritionist to help me with tmj problems?

Not helpful: TMY Dysfunction is not caused by dietary imbalance. It has physical and/or psychological causes. See your Dentist. ...Read more

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What is the difference between nutritionist and dietician?

A lot: Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts who follow specific educational and professional requirements from an accredited program, including a bachelor’s degree, completion of a commission on accreditation for dietetics education (cade) program, which includes classes in biochemistry, anatomy, and physiology plus a dietetic internship for a minimum of 900 hours. All dietitians are nutr. ...Read more

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Might a nutritionist be able to help me w/ my digestive issue?

Possibly: A nutritionist may help. If not try a consultation with your doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i want to become a dietician / nutritionist?

Work at your goal.: Study hard. Apply to school to become a nutritionist. Let the sky be the limit. Good luck. ...Read more

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I just can't lose weight no matter what i try. Should i see a nutritionist?

I just can't lose weight no matter what i try. Should i see a nutritionist?

Yes: Also consider a holistic medical doctor or certified clinical nutritionist. They will make a more detailed assessment into your health and may uncover other conflicting issues like adrenal dysfunction, food sensitivities, thyroid dysfunction and other issues that may be undermining your efforts. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist?

Need advice on what is the the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist?

They're the same. : A nutritionist, or "registered dietitian" is educated to assist in the treatment of various medical conditions through diet manipulation (macro and micronutrients). They can assist in the treatment of diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and digestive problems, just to name a few. They attend five years of college and often have Master's degrees as well. ...Read more

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What steps should I take to become a nutritionist after graduating with a ba in psychology?

What steps should I take to become a nutritionist after graduating with a ba in psychology?

Multiple pathways: There are multiple pathways to becoming a nutritionist -- including certified nutritional specialist (cns), certified clinical nutritionist (ccn) as well as others: http://tinyurl.Com/mag8rto consider how you want to apply the training, and network with other nutrition professionals to get a feel for each. For physicians, integrative medicine and functional medicine provide great training. ...Read more

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